Letter of Jean Vanier

Since the beginnings of L’Arche (August 1964), Jean Vanier has always wanted to communicate what he was living, wishing to create a network of friendship and fraternity, focused on those who are most marginalized in our societies – people living with an intellectual disability.   Through circular letters, he also wanted to thank those who generously supported him in the adventure of L’Arche.


To be born and reborn each day

Jean Vanier invites us to be born and reborn each day, despite all the difficulties and uncertainties of our wounded world

Jean Vanier's Letter

Jean Vanier shares with us his joy at living with those who are weak and his new book.


Jean Vanier video clips for Canadian Schools

Listen to L'Arche Canada's new video clips with Jean Vanier, made for Canadian Schools. 

©Warren Pot

Commentary on the Gospel of John in English

Jean Vanier has been working very hard on the English dubbing of his wonderful commentary on the Gospel of John filmed originally in French in the Holy Land.


A visit to L'Arche in Bethlehem

At a public talk in Bethlehem, before 400 people, of whom the majority were Muslim, I announced the message of peace, of friendship and of the welcome of difference, that is being lived out at Ma’anlil-Hayat